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Why China wants railroads in Afghanistan?

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Opium Trade: China fights down US influence

Illicit heroin trade from Afghanistan flourishes under US’ nose. China has its own strategy to stop the spillover effect.

Why are Russia, China buying tons of gold?

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China and Russia hold the gold ace up their sleeves

China has abandoned its peg to US dollar; Russian central bank has been selling its holdings of US treasury debt-all to buy tons of dollars. 

Brussels attack: Who will expose West’s role?

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A Brussels victim being helped: Pic courtesy New Statesman

The Brussels attack, horrific that it is, still sweeps under the carpet the role West has played in bringing terror on its door. Media, as ever, would like to keep the people dumb. 

Oil overkill: The real story

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Glut has caused havoc for oil majors

The oil prices are hitting rock bottom but the oil-producing majors have no intention to cut down their productions as global economy takes nosedive.

Syrian War: None of us are safe now

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Syrian War: The end of the world is nigh near as US-Russia stare each other down

In a two-part series from two different distinguished voices, we bring you Syrian War rushing towards a climax which could be World War III or humanity going up in smoke. We scarily await our fate.

Iran could be the new China

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Iran being in play is a seismic event

It’s currently quite a toss-up when it comes to naming the hardest working man in geopolitical business: Chinese President Xi Jinping or Iranian President Ha

Best plan to finish off Islamic State

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IS is ready with its next generation

US air-strikes and drones kill only two bad guys per bombing. It’s time for a radical plan to eliminate Islamic State.  

How US hands were forced on Iran sanctions

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Kerry's interview is a give-away on Iran

Confirmation that international sanctions on Iran have at last been lifted is unequivocally a victory for Iran.

Saudis have set off a time bomb in India too

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The execution that has set off a time bomb

Saudi Arabia and its cohorts breaking off diplomatic ties with Iran is pure madness and has slid the Middle East closer to a devastating war.

KISSINGER’S SHADOW: keeps increasing in sunset

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Henry Kissinger: The world is reaping the costs of his mistakes

NewsBred is thrilled to bring exceptional articles from TomDispatch.com to our readers from today. The first piece is by Greg Grandin on his book, KISSINGER’S SHADOW: The Long Reach of America’s Most Controversial Statesman”. This piece can also be seen in our books section.